DAVID BRADFORD | CALL OUT

DAVID BRADFORD is a poet and MFA candidate at the University of Guelph. He is the author of Nell Zink Is Damn Free (Blank Cheque Press, 2017) and Call Out (knife|fork|book, 2017). He splits his time between Montreal and Toronto.  

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Jonathan, David, & I

  THIS WEEK | KFB CHAPBOOK LAUNCH JONATHAN GARFINKEL BOCIANY (STORKS) KIRBY SHE’S HAVING A DORIS DAY (SECOND PRINTING) DAVID BRADFORD  NELL ZINK IS DAMN FREE, A STAR IS BORING, CALL OUT (OCT 17) WEDS 21 JUNE TORONTO KNIFE FORK BOOK 7PM SUN 25 JUNE MONTREAL MONASTIRAKI 3PM JONATHAN GARFINKEL’s multi-genre writing has been translated […]

KFB PRESS

With a passion for simple design and good work, knife | fork | book has been publishing poetry chapbooks since 2017. “Our aim,” says KFB’s publisher Kirby, “is to serve the book,” tending to the beauty of the book in hand. In 2019, KFB launched a second imprint, What Queer Reading [wQr], edited by Fan […]

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SO MODULAR

View this post on Instagram February read 11/15, 22/25 (of an intended 50) in my #offtheshelf queue, and 24/29 in my #readin2018 queue: @newportmanteau – Call Out. Gifted to me by publisher @itsakirby, whose recommendations I treasure (and hope to seek out again soon). Close-up of #poetry shelf 2 (At to Go). These next reviews […]

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Surrealist extravaganza

SHANNON MAGUIRE DAVID BATEMAN ROBERT PRIEST BEATRIZ HAUSNER SHERI-D WILSON hold court to a full house of hardy poets, “the coldest January 5th on record.” Where were the poets? Keeping the hearth.  knife | fork | book KFB UPCOMING: JAN 9 KFB | KIRBY ‘DORIS’ IN OTTAWA |TREE READING SERIES | MARGO LAPIERRE JAN 12  SLO-PO w/ DAVID BRADFORD (reading […]

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JANUARY MO PO

Such fun.  knife | fork | book +++ 12 JAN SLO-PO w/ DAVID BRADFORD 7:30PM | 25 JAN KFB at CROSSROADS LITERARY FESTIVAL YORK U | 26 JAN GARRY THOMAS MORSE | 2 FEB ADAM KATZ & DALE SMITH BOOK LAUNCH | UPCOMING : CELINA SU | BIG AL’S LOVEFEST | MORE

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The year

How long have you been open?” “Just over a year,” I reply. I know. It’s a little crazy. Can it really be [15 months, to be exact]? And… what a year. Simply astonishing, all that can happen, culminate, in a year. A first year. And, here we are. You only have to search these pages/posts […]

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Gems

First of all, every publisher believes there’s is the best stuff out there this (or any) year. We’re no exception. Our first five, (one cleverly disguised as a ‘bon-bon’), all exceptional, stand alone. Good poetry in [very] pretty packaging with nods to our brilliant book designer, Norman Nehmetallah, and printer John De Jesus at Coach […]

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MONTREAL

  We love you.  knife | fork | book PICTURED: k | f | b MONTREAL 2017 FALL CHAPBOOK LAUNCH featuring DAVID BRADFORD CALL OUT ELIANNA LEV SEX MADE ME DALE SMITH SONS LAUREN TURNER WE’RE NOT GONG TO DO BETTER NEXT TIME Hosted by KIRBY SHE’S HAVING A DORIS DAY at MONASTIRAKI (Thanks BILLY […]

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KFB Closed This Week (Nov 15-18th)

A REMINDER KFB will be CLOSED TODAY (WEDS) through SAT NOV 15-18TH for an event at the studio. Sorry for any inconvenience. SEE US & FRIENDS AT @MeetThePresses SATURDAY NOON – 5PM Thanks loves! @itsakirby #poetrydarlings #bookshop #chapbooks #toronto pic.twitter.com/yPvw7pNdFv — knifeforkbook (@knifeforkbook) November 15, 2017 k | f | ‘b-eautiful’ CHAPBOOK BUNDLE DAVID BRADFORD […]